Andre Madatian has always been an admirer of films and film music ever since a young age. He began composing for film since the age of 18 and holds a Bachelors Degree in Film Scoring with a minor in Contemporary Conducting from the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. While a student at Berklee, Andre has studied film composition under the direction of many notable and experienced professionals with prestigious credits in the film and television world.
In the classroom, Andre learned to hone his craft by writing original compositions for many different forms of visual media including short films, documentaries, television and television main titles, as well as scoring scenes from dramatic/animated feature films. In terms of film scoring, Andre specialises in MIDI mock up orchestration, film music editing, dramatic scoring/orchestration, instrument and score preparation, audio and MIDI recording, stylistic adaptation in composition, conducting for film & TV as well as contemporary conducting, computer synthesis applications for film scoring, and contemporary techniques in composition.
Andre currently resides in Nashville, Tennessee and works at Thirteen Degrees Studio & Learning Center as a composer and studio assistant for Emmy-award winning composer, Ken Barken. Learn more about Thirteen Degrees at www.thirteendegrees.com/. Andre's most recent composition credits include writing additional music cues for the PGA Tour Championships Learning Center show on the Golf Channel owned by the NBC Sports Group subsidiary of NBCUniversal division of Comcast "Say Yes to The Dress Atlanta: Season 9" on TLC, additional music cues for "Southern Charm: Season 3" on Bravo, additional music on "NFL Monday QB" on CBS Sports, additional music for "Jim and Chrissy: Vow or Never" on WE TV, additional music for "For My Man" on TV One, additional music for "Married to Medicine" on Bravo, additional music for "The Book of John Gray" on the Oprah Winfrey Network as well as writing an original string orchestra piece entitled "Obliquity for String Orchestra" for the renown Kalistos Chamber Orchestra in Boston, MA.